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Joan B. Eckman

Joan B. Eckman

August 25, 1946 — July 31, 2019
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Joan B. Eckman, age 72, of Rising Sun, MD passed away on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. She was born in Elkton, MD on August 25, 1946 to the late Walter William Bryant and Hazel (Rice) Bryant. After graduating from Rising Sun High School, she attended Emilia's Hair Academy in Lancaster, PA in 1964. Afterwards, she worked in York, PA for 2 years at a salon. She then opened her own salon in Rising Sun called "Hair N Things". Joan owned this salon...

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Roy Dean Horton, "The HAMMER"

Roy Dean Horton, "The HAMMER"

July 2, 1966 — July 30, 2019
Service: August 9, 2019

Roy "HAMMER" Horton, age 53, of Conowingo, MD passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family, on July 30, 2019. Roy was born in Havre De Grace, MD on July 02, 1966 to Harry Thomas Horton and Shirley Ann (Pugh) Horton. Roy graduated from Rising Sun High School, MD in 1984. He worked at Pier 1 imports for 16 years in Aberdeen, MD. Roy enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, and listening to music. He would often spend time working on various...

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Sonia "Botch" Rochow

Sonia "Botch" Rochow

July 24, 1934 — July 28, 2019
Service: August 1, 2019

Sonia Rochow "Botch", age 85, of Newark, DE passed away July 28, 2019. She was born on July 24, 1934 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Stan and Stella Lipinski. Sonia was proud of her family and spent time raising them. In her career, she worked in a gasket factory on the machinery. Sonia loved cats and did a lot of reading. She also enjoyed gardening and would take care of the flowers and plants. Sonia is survived by her daughter, Joyce...

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Alan Lee Oakes

Alan Lee Oakes

March 27, 1987 — July 26, 2019
Service: August 3, 2019

Alan Lee Oakes, age 32, of Elkton, MD passed away on Friday, July 26, 2019. He was born on March 27, 1987 to Robert Calvert Oakes and Deborah Ann (Saunders) Oakes. Alan graduated from Elkton High School in 2005 before launching into a construction job. He was a handyman and helped others repair their homes. He would paint homes, fix windows, and he even replaced a garage. He enjoyed fishing and crabbing. Alan loved his family, especially his...

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Agnes Elizabeth Poore

Agnes Elizabeth Poore

February 10, 1934 — July 24, 2019
Service: August 2, 2019

Agnes Elizabeth Poore, age 85 of Elkton, MD passed away on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. She was born on February 10, 1934 in Kennedyville, MD to the late Roy Frampton Covey and Emma Elizabeth (Seymour) Covey. Agnes worked for WL Gore and Associates for many years, before going on to work as a greeter at Walmart until her retirement in 2008. She was a member of Cherry Hill Methodist Church where she was also member of the choir. Agnes enjoyed...

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Eduardo Ramirez

Eduardo Ramirez

October 24, 1987 — July 23, 2019
Service: July 29, 2019

Eduardo Ramirez, age 31, of Chesapeake City, MD passed away July 23, 2019. Eduardo was born in Chicago, IL on October 24, 1987. Eduardo was a graduate of Bohemia Manor High School in Chesapeake City, MD. He worked at Schaffer's Canal House and Prime 225 restaurants in Chesapeake City, MD. He enjoyed playing basketball and spending time with his nieces and nephews. He is survived by his parents, Rosendo Ramirez and Maria Ramirez of...

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Helen Margaret "Peggy" Richardson (Williams)

Helen Margaret "Peggy" Richardson (Williams)

March 16, 1942 — July 22, 2019
Service: August 7, 2019

Helen Margaret "Peggy" (Williams) Richardson, age 77, of Conowingo, MD passed away July 22, 2019. Peggy was born in Maryland on March 16, 1942 to James, Sr. & Helen Williams. Peggy worked as a nurse's assistant for forty years at Aberdeen Proving Ground. Also working as a waitress at the Conowingo Diner and security at the Conowingo Dam. Peggy loved to help people, she enjoyed crafting, making wreaths, ceramics and Christmas bows. A lot of...

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Clay Travis Smith

Clay Travis Smith

June 8, 1967 — July 22, 2019
Service: August 4, 2019

Clay Travis Smith, age 52 of Elkton, MD passed away suddenly on, July 22, 2019. He was born on June 8, 1967 in Elkton and was the youngest of two sons to the late Frank Earl Smith and Helen Marie (Charles) Boegner. Clay attended Northeast High School. Clay was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He was very proud and extremely devoted to his family. Pop Pop showered this love upon his two grandchildren who were spoiled by his...

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Lydia Mae Brown

Lydia Mae Brown

March 8, 1960 — July 21, 2019
Service: August 3, 2019

Lydia Mae Brown of Chesapeake City, MD died at home on Sunday, July 21, 2019. Our Lydia lived her life with spontaneity. She embraced the Brown family's waterman traditions -– Lydia loved nothing better than being outdoors, especially if she was spending her day on the water, crabbing or fishing. (It was said she could shuck oysters faster than any Chester River oysterman!) And like her mother, Lydia was a wiz in the kitchen, creating...

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Elizabeth "Betsy" Dollenger

Elizabeth "Betsy" Dollenger

November 20, 1935 — July 20, 2019
Service: July 26, 2019

On July 20, Elizabeth Campbell Dollenger (Betsy) passed from this earth. She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Dollenger, her parents James Cameron and Elizabeth McClung Pulsifer, her brothers Cy, Jack, and Earnest Pulsifer, and her beloved granddaughter Lily Dollenger. She is survived by her sons Dave and Stacie Dollenger of Rising Sun and Mike and Heather Dollenger of Woodbridge, Virginia. She is also survived by seven grandchildren...

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